Birthday Party Theme: Stripes
Simple and surprising ideas for pulling off a cheery celebration. By Krissy Tiglias
No sugarcoating here: When you mix two essential cake recipes with 27 easy frosting, filling, and decorating ideas, you end up with 256,620 (really—do the math) delectable options. Sweet!
The sweetest part of this celebration is the all-hands-on-deck set-up. Start with a white tablecloth (paper or plastic covering will work) and add stripes, which you can make with colorful tape. When it comes to the tableware, paper goods are a no-fuss must.